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Private Tour to Drum Tower, Hutong Rickshaw, Beijing Zoo and Summer Palace

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What to Expect
Your guide and private vehicle will pick you up at 9:00am from your hotel in Beijing. Your first destination is the Beijing Zoo.

As the home for 14,500 animals, the zoo was founded in 1906 during the late Qing dynasty. Like many of Beijing's parks, the zoo's grounds resemble classical Chinese gardens, with flower beds amidst natural scenery. Accompanied by your tour guide, you will see the cute pandas, and many other animals.

Next, visit the Summer Palace. Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world. Follow your tour guide to learn the related history of this palace and admire the harmonious design of Chinese garden landscapes.

Then, you will head to the Drum and Bell towers. Stop at a local restaurant for a delicious Chinese lunch. Then move to the The Bell and Drum Towers, the central timepieces for Beijing in Ming and Qing Dynasties, with the bells beaten in the morning and the drums beaten at night. The sound would spread for miles in previous years. When visiting, you can climb onto the drum tower to have a birds-eye view to admire the entire city, and watch the activity of knocking the drum performances.

Afterward, go to the old Beijing Hutong Street to take the fun rickshaw to explore the local allays and communities. A trip through the Hutongs will give you a glimpse of authentic Chinese life. And one of the most fun way to see this is with a rickshaw ride.

At the end of the trip you are free for personal exploration or your guide will drive you back to your Beijing city hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing city)
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Rickshaw ride
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entrance fee
  • Gratuities
  • Additional entrance fee in the Beijing Zoo (Aquarium)
  • Additional Entrance fe to the museums in the Summer Palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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